Senator Hyde-Smith believes preparedness is imperative to protecting lives and property when severe storms and natural disasters hit Mississippi and other areas of the country.  A state-level lawmaker when Hurricane Katrina devastated the state, she recognizes the role of the federal government in helping individuals, communities, and the state rebound after such disasters.  Senator Hyde-Smith supports the Federal Emergency Management Agency and efforts to improve the agency’s effectiveness.


MISS. SENATORS ANNOUNCE $1.8 MILLION FOR MISSISSIPPI FIRE DEPARTMENTS

MISS. SENATORS ANNOUNCE $1.8 MILLION FOR MISSISSIPPI FIRE DEPARTMENTS

FEMA Grants to Support Safety Upgrades for First Responders

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today announced $1,808,830 in Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) grant funding to support safety upgrades for fire departments in five Mississippi communities.

The grants were awarded under the FEMA Assistance to Firefighters Grants (AFG) program.

“This latest round of FEMA...

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH ANNOUNCE $1.17 MILLION FOR MISSISSIPPI FIRE DEPARTMENTS

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH ANNOUNCE $1.17 MILLION FOR MISSISSIPPI FIRE DEPARTMENTS

FEMA Grants to Support Safety Upgrades for First Responders

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today announced $1,174,106 in Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) grant funding to support safety upgrades for fire departments in eight Mississippi communities.

The grants were awarded under the FEMA Assistance to Firefighters Grants (AFG) program.

“Each year, FEMA’s...

WICKER & HYDE-SMITH ANNOUNCE $4.39 MILLION FOR COVID-19 RESPONSE IN MISSISSIPPI

WICKER & HYDE-SMITH ANNOUNCE $4.39 MILLION FOR COVID-19 RESPONSE IN MISSISSIPPI

FEMA Grant to Support Purchase of Medical Supplies, Personal Protective Equipment

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today announced the award of a $4,397,522 Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) grant to the state of Mississippi to support COVID-19 disaster response efforts.

The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) will use the funds to purchase...

City of Corinth receives $1.48 million FEMA grant for drainage repair

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City of Corinth receives $1.48 million FEMA grant for drainage repair

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CORINTH, Miss. (WJTV) – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) announced Friday that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has approved $1.48 million to support the City of Corinth’s repair of an...